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1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

Exxon profit surges, but production slips

Exxon Mobil Corp. net income rose 28 percent in the second quarter on a sale of Asian assets and higher oil prices, but oil and gas production slipped 6 percent, disappointing analysts.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Irving, TX

2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Sunoco Logistics' 300-mile pipeline dealt setback

Two administrative law judges on Wednesday released a 25-page decision recommending that state utility regulators deny the company's request to exempt buildings to shelter 18 pump stations and 17 valve control stations from local zoning ordinances in 31 locations.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, Business News

3 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

PG&E to end bottled water delivery for Hinkley residents

HINKLEY >> Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials have notified residents here that their programs to provide bottled water for some and a sophisticated water filtration system to others would end Oct. 31. In its letter mailed Wednesday, San Francisco-based utility giant PG&E noted that levels of chromium-6 in Hinkley's domestic wells were below ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Hinkley, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, South Lake Tahoe, CA

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Panel wants TEPCO execs charged over nuke crisis

A Japanese judicial panel has recommended that three former executives of the utility that operates the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant face criminal charges over their role in the disaster.

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Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, World News

8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

PG&E calls criminal charges against agency 'unwarranted,' says it didn't break the law

Just hours after PG&E was indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges, among them obstruction of justice, the agency released a statement calling the charges "unwarranted."

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News Observer

Exelon will buy Integrys retail unit for $60M

The business, called Integrys Energy Services, sells electricity and natural gas to about 1.2 million customers in 22 states and Washington DC.

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Related Topix: Exelon, Integrys Energy, Wisconsin Energy Corporation

Sunherald.com

Report: Jet hit unlisted pole in fatal Ga. crash

National Transportation Safety Board investigators say the plane with Vein Guys medical practice employees aboard hit the unlighted pole at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport near Augusta the night of Feb. 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: McDuffie County, GA, Georgia Power, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

ABC News

Correction: Exxon Mobil-Gay Rights Story

In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas, Gay/Lesbian, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Irving, TX, Transgender

Tri-cityherald.com

Valero Energy 2Q profit rises 26 percent

The San Antonio-based company said net income increased to $588 million, or $1.10 per share, from $466 million, or 85 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Valero Energy, Velos, Startups

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Southern Co. 2Q profit more than doubles

The Atlanta-based power company said profit after paying preferred dividends rose to $611 million, or 68 cents per share, from $297 million, or 34 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Rock Hill Herald

Overhaul approved for troubled California refinery

This March 9, 2010 file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, Richmond, CA

KSWO

BP employees email Houston officials over lawsuit

Houston and Harris County officials say they are receiving letters from BP employees who want them to drop a lawsuit over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Transocean, Oil & Gas, Halliburton

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The new shares are dis... )--Pulaski Financial Corp. reported net income available to common shareholders for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $2.8 mill... )--Newmont Mining Corporation will invest in developing the Merian gold mine in Suriname with strong local support for the project and expected all-in sustaining c... )--Mike Sickels, chairman ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Mining, UGI, Oil & Gas, Amerigas Partners lp

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

The U.S. attorney in San Francisco announced the obstruction of justice charge and 27 related counts, which are in a new indictment charging the utility with felonies.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

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Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno ...

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that levelled a suburban Northern California neighbourhood in 2010.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

The Modesto Bee

Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday that the energy company has delayed a final decision on the office project for the foreseeable future.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas, San Ramon, CA, Modesto, CA

Bellingham Herald

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Arizona Public Service, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Ledger-Enquirer.com

China's anti-corruption push targets highest-ranking official yet

The investigation of Zhou had been rumored for months, but was officially confirmed Tuesday by Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.

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Related Topix: China National Petroleum, Oil & Gas

KHOU-TV Houston

About 70K Austin utility residents wrongly billed

About 70,000 utility customers in Central Texas have been billed for water costs that were higher or lower than correct.

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Related Topix: Austin Energy

Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

The Toronto stock market looked set for a higher open Tuesday as traders digest earnings news and await U.S. data on home prices and consumer confidence.

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Related Topix: Housing, Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold, Mining

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